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December 27, 2018 3:31 PM High Street boost: Free parking to help traders

SHOPPERS should be allowed to park for free to help revive the fortunes of the High Street. Two hours free parking would encourage more people to head to town centres instead of retail parks, according to communities minister Jake Berry. He said: "It has been tried in a number of places. Where I have seen it succeed, the free parking lasts for two hours 17

November 30, 2018 12:08 AM Two children and mother SHOT in CALLOUS gun attack near Mississippi University

A MOTHER and her two children, aged one and three, were brutally shot near the University of Mississippi in front of the University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC), local media has reported. UMMC said the incident is not a drill and all students and those in the vicinity have been advised to run for safety. Anyone who is close to the campus should stay away as campus 18

November 26, 2018 2:47 PM Pointy hat or a green parking cone? Town's 'tree' is ridiculed

A GREEN cone with a silver star on top in a small market town could be one of Britain's worst Christmas trees. The tree was reportedly put up by Northallerton Business Improvement District, an organisation set up to cheer up the town's shopping area. Northallerton Town Council denied responsibility for the structure erected in front of its headquarters 20

November 19, 2018 7:46 PM Six people escape unhurt after lift plunges 84 floors down Chicago skyscraper

A tourist in the lift said he feared the group would die after the lift plummeted from the 95th floor to the 11th floor. The group, including two law students and two Mexican tourists, entered the lift on the 95th floor of the former John Hancock Centre, one of Chicago's tallest skyscrapers, in the early hours of Friday. They had left the Signature Room restaurant 21

November 12, 2018 9:21 AM Ramsgate on stand-by as new Channel crossing if France ‘makes life difficult’ after Brexit

RAMSGATE is poised to become a key British port post-Brexit if French plans to trip-up cross-Channel trade go-ahead. And £200m has been ear-marked for a massive expansion which would revolutionise the town. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has earmarked a development fund in order to bypass the Dover-Calais crossing route in the case of a no-deal scenario 21

November 2, 2018 7:26 PM Alec Baldwin arrested for 'punching man in row over parking space'

The actor, who is well known for impersonating President Trump on TV sketch show Saturday Night Live, is held in New York. The 30 Rock sitcom star was taken into custody shortly before 2pm local time (6pm GMT) in Manhattan's Greenwich Village. New York police detective Sophia Mason said the 60-year-old actor "assaulted someone for a parking spot that they were both going 37

October 3, 2018 8:36 PM Philadelphia shooting: Gunman OPENS FIRE at Germantown shopping centre

A GUNMAN has opened fire outside a shopping centre in Philadelphia injuring at least five people. One man is in a critical condition after being shot in the head, police said. Gunfire erupted in Philadelphia’s Germantown neighbourhood shortly before 8pm BST (3pm local time). At least five people were shot in the attack, which happened in a car park outside 22

September 10, 2018 7:00 AM Extra parking spaces needed near Southend Hospital

MAJOR changes are being proposed to parking charges surrounding Southend Hospital - and residents in neighbouring roads fear they may lose their resident spaces. A comprehensive change to the parking scheme surrounding Southend Hospital is set to be discussed by Southend Council’s traffic and working party on Thursday. The council has stated that due to an increase 23

September 8, 2018 11:04 AM End in sight for Park South street Farnborough Road's parking woes?

AN END could finally be in sight for parking problems that have rumbled on for years. Parish councillors voted this week to carry out an informal consultation on plans to create extra parking spaces in Park South to tackle rogue drivers on Farnborough Road. The area has seen problems with non-residents parking their cars for several years. It is not helped 20

September 7, 2018 11:17 AM Residents angry at plans for new homes in Hove

Two previous applications to build a three-storey five-bedroom house in place of the bungalow in Tongdean Road were refused. One neighbour, Elaine Noble, raised concerns about increased noise due to more people living on the site. She said: “There will be a huge increase in noise and disturbance both during the building work but also when the flats and maisonette 19